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Medik8 achieves B Corp certification

Sophie Smith
18 January 2024

Premium skincare brand Medik8 has achieved B Corp certification, following eight months of verification and implementation of new processes and practices.

Administered by nonprofit B Lab, B Corp is a certification that covers over 300 questions on governance, workers, communities and impact on the environment.

Medik8 joins the B Corp movement of over 7,816 companies globally and 2,367 companies in the UK. It is also one of 66 beauty businesses worldwide to achieve the certification, including The Inkey List, Elemis and Aesop.

In its assessment, Medik8 achieved an overall score of 89.9. To qualify as a B Corp, businesses must score 80 or over.

Founded in 2009, Medik8 is a dedicated to producing science-based skincare products with the best ingredients at the right strengths. Its bestsellers include vitamin C and Retinol lines.

Alexandra Florea, Head of Sustainability at Medik8, said: "B Corp means we’re part of a global community of businesses that continue to lead in high standards of social and environmental impact.

"But at Medik8, it’s more than a logo. It’s about joining a community of like-minded companies that believe businesses can be a force for good.

"We’re purpose driven, and create benefits for all stakeholders, workers, communities, customers, and our planet. Committing to continuous improvement to create positive impacts on the world around us."

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